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Salesforce Developer

Salesforce Developer

ID 
2018-1623
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-KS-Overland Park
Posted Date 
4/13/2018

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Overview

Salesforce Developer

 

Do you want to change the world? Most do, but few actually accomplish this feat. DEG, named one of Inc. Magazine's "25 Companies That Are Changing The World" is changing the world and is looking for a talented, innovative, team-oriented associate that makes DEG more than the sum of its parts. 

 

DEG is seeking a Salesforce Developer to provide technical execution and expertise for the Salesforce Solutions practice. The Salesforce Developer works within the Engineering department, while collaborating with the Salesforce Solutions practice, developing and implementing solutions for customers on the Salesforce suite of core solutions (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Community Cloud, Platform Cloud). The Salesforce Developer is a technical consultant with application and feature knowledge of Salesforce cloud offerings, as well as specific technology domain expertise. This person must have strong communication, time management, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to contribute in a fast-paced, continuously changing environment.

 

Salesforce Developers are primarily responsible for delivering client value by implementing applications and solutions in various platforms, frameworks and languages. The successful candidate will build innovative solutions on-time and on-budget with low technical debt. This is a great opportunity to work on complex solutions in a variety of industries and emerging technologies. Contribute to a leading digital consultancy’s mission and vision by delivering functional applications and services with a high degree of excellence.

 

DEG is a growing company with an employee-centric culture and high regard for technology.  Our highly entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic environment is the perfect place for smart, motivated people to make an impact.  With competitive benefits and a dedication to work-life balance, we are also a great place to work.

 

Responsibilities

Salesforce Developers typically engage on a project basis as part of the Implementation Team and work with both DEG and Salesforce customers on the following types of engagements:

  • Solution design, architecture, and development (medium and high complexity)
  • Domain specific advisory and subject matter expertise
  • SQL based Query development, data management and optimization
  • Data mapping and extract strategies
  • Relational Data / Data Schema
  • Scripting
  • Web Services and API development
  • Reporting and custom data extracts
  • Custom application development

 

Detailed Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the technical implementation of Salesforce projects
  • Delivery of multiple projects through agile methodology
  • Implement business logic as defined by the client and DEG consultants / business analysts
  • Implement data access layer, database model and logic
  • Perform unit testing, both automated and manual, of business logic and behavior to confirm proper implementation of requirements and quality execution
  • Estimate development tasks during discovery, scoping, planning and development stages
  • Communicate technical dependencies, blocks and risks to project stakeholders and management
  • Provide valuable written feedback on peers and evaluation of team performance
  • Follow project level design decisions and conventions
  • Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and commitments
  • May configure and deploy projects to various hosting environments for review
  • May implement interface layout and behavior
  • May perform basic server administration and configuration of development and hosting environments
  • Coach developer resources new to Salesforce development
  • Future opportunity to lead and manage a team of developer resources

 

Salesforce Developer consultants are billable resources with a majority of their time spent on client facing engagements. Types of projects may include, but are not limited to: implementation of Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Community Cloud projects; Platform Cloud application development; API and web service integrations; data cleansing and data loading; Apex and Visualforce development. Clients include major, recognizable brands with a global presence.

 

Qualifications

A Salesforce Developer with at least three (3) years of development experience working on Salesforce technology projects. In addition to some level of relevant technology domain expertise, this individual must have basic project management skills and be able to contribute meaningfully to client deliverables and proposals. Salesforce Developers work in collaboration with Implementation Consultants to deliver against scoped projects. Salesforce Developers are expected to have or quickly develop skills in each of the outlined categories.

 

¨Minimum of 3 years of Salesforce.com implementation and development experience:

  • Required: Apex and Visualforce development
  • Required: Sales Cloud, Platform Cloud
  • Required: Salesforce Developer certification
  • Preferred: Service Cloud, Community Cloud
  • Preferred: Salesforce Advanced Developer certification
  • Minimum of 3 – 6 years of related professional experience
  • Strong SQL and relational data experience and skills
  • Front-End web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc)
  • Ability to lead and effectively manage technical discussions including communicating data requirements to a wide range of audiences
  • Experience developing technical documentation
  • Previous client facing experience. Some client facing travel may be required.
  • Ability and desire to manage a development team (a potential future opportunity)
  • Knowledge of enterprise software applications (CRM, POS, SFA)
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Previous experience with a software professional services or consulting firm (SaaS preferred)
  • Knowledge of web services and API development (REST and SOAP)
  • Experience with C#.NET, PHP, XML, XSLT, XPATH, and/or scripting languages preferred
  • Four year college degree (computer science, computer technology or similar degree) preferred

 

About DEG

DEG creates smart digital marketing, commerce, and collaboration strategies that empower organizations to amplify their competitive advantages and achieve their objectives. We use our expertise to impact the trajectory of business by crafting innovative approaches that employ digital direct marketing and eCRM, social media, integrated e-commerce, web content management, enterprise collaboration, and mobile development—all driven and supported by analytics, process management, technological prowess, and award-winning creative.

 

Since we opened our doors in 1999, one of our most important goals has been to create a culture in which excellence is recognized, individualism is encouraged, and the workplace is vibrant. We think we’ve accomplished that, and the fact that DEG has been repeatedly recognized as one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” backs that up.

But how have we done it? It starts with building a profitable, stable company and extending the more traditional benefits to our associates and their families, including:

  • Multiple Health Plan options (including PPO/HMO), company-paid premiums for all associates, and with no waiting period
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, and Short- and Long-Term Disability, with premium covered by DEG
  • Independent Insurance and Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optional Group Dental and Vision Plans
  • Optional 401k Retirement Savings Plan with company sponsored matching program
  • Personal Emergency Services, including travel assistance and identity theft protection
  • Bonus Plan based on company and individual performance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays

But just as our take on digital strategy is far from traditional, so are the benefits of hanging your hat here at DEG. Ours is a fun, energetic, casual work environment. We offer flexible schedules and collaborative, cross-disciplinary work. You have the opportunity to work with high-profile clients in myriad industries and visionary leaders and technologists in every discipline. And, of course, there’s free soda, juice, and Starbuck’s coffee in our company coffeehouse. Every Friday, feel free to join us for our weekly Beer:30.